NSG/426: Integrity In Practice: Ethic And Legal Considerations
-Applying Regulations in Varying Care Settings
There are common overarching standards in health care regulation, but there are important differences depending on the practice setting. This assignment is designed to familiarize you with conditions of coverage and participation specific to different types of health care organizations.
Choose 2 different practice settings: one that represents where you currently work or have worked, and another that you are interested in exploring.
Examine the similarities and differences in conditions of coverage and participation related to your 2 chosen factors. Consider the following:
-Release of patient records
-Another aspect relative to the specific care environment
Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed sources published within the last 5 years.
Format your assignment in APA formatted Microsoft Office Word or PPT as one of the following:
-18- to 20-slide presentation with speaker notes for each slide, including integrated citations
-875-word paper including integrated citations
Include an APA-formatted reference list.
Refer to CMS Regulations & Guidance located in this week’s Learning Activities. (log in to CMS.Gov for Regulations and Guidance).
On a separate page:
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
The regulation of nursing practice is delineated within each state’s nurse practice act. Nurses are responsible for knowing and understanding how their practice is regulated by the state in which they are licensed. A nurse who practices beyond their state’s legal definition of nursing is subject to disciplinary action by the regulatory agency.
What should a nurse do if requested to perform a duty that is beyond the scope of practice outlined in the state’s nurse practice act?
Include 1 reference.